Women's Tennis Fall to No. 5 USC, 6-1

March 25, 2005

Tempe, AZ - The Arizona State Women's Tennis Team went head to head with No. 5 USC Friday afternoon at Tempe's Whitman Tennis Center, but the Women of Troy proved to be too strong for the Devils as ASU fell 6-1.

The day started off tough for the Devils as they were swept by USC in doubles, even with the 21st-ranked duo of Lauren Colalillo and Kady Pooler giving USC's Carine Vermeulen and Lindsey Nelson a run for their money in a tough 9-8(5) loss.

Singles played out in a similar fashion for the Devils as the sole match won on the day for the Sun Devils was senior Lauren Colalillo's 6-1, 6-2 win over USC's Taylynn Snyder.

The rest of Colalillo's fellow Devils fell in straight sets to the Women of Troy.

The Sun Devils fall to 5-5 on the season and look to face No. 12 UCLA (9-4) Saturday afternoon.

The match is set to kick off at noon at Tempe's Whiteman Tennis Center.

Results for Arizona State versus No.5 University of Southern California

Doubles:

1.) Nelson/Vermeulen (USC) def. #21 Colalillo/Pooler (ASU) - 9-8(5)

2.) Leimbach/Matias (USC) def. #55 Capannolo/Leitch (ASU) - 8-6

3.) Anastasiu/Snyder (USC) def. Burkett/Pilecka (ASU) - 8-4

Singles:

1.) #11 Nicole Leimbach (USC) def. Sabrina Capannolo (ASU) - 6-4, 6-1

2.) #10 Lindsey Nelson (USC) def. Joslynn Burkett (ASU) - 6-4, 6-1

3.) Anca Anastasiu (USC) def. Kady Pooler (ASU) - 6-2, 6-3

4.) Dianne Matias (USC) def. Wendy Pilecka (ASU) - 7-5, 6-2

5.) Carine Vermeulen (USC) def. Jessica Leitch (ASU) - 6-3, 6-2

6.) Lauren Colallilo (ASU) def. Taylynn Snyder (USC) - 6-1, 6-2

Final Score: ASU 1, #5 USC 6

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